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Sex and relationship education (SRE): statutory components

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Last updated on 24 November 2017
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What are the statutory components of sex and relationships education (SRE)? In this article, we look at the statutory SRE curriculum requirements in primary and secondary schools. We also explain that parents cannot withdraw children from the science components of SRE.

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  1. 1 Curriculum requirements
  2. 2 Withdrawing pupils
  3. 3 Setting objectives
  4. 4 No requirement to notify parents of the timing of SRE lessons
  5. 5 Consulting with parents about content and delivery

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